APPLIED INNOVATION CENTER
Located at WVU Tech, the Beckley LaunchLab offers hands-on idea development support, education, mentorship, resources and connections to help advance innovative entrepreneurs. To start, fill out our intake form.
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WVU’s LaunchLab is here to help students, faculty and staff develop and grow their own business ideas in entrepreneurship and innovation.About LaunchLab
If you have an idea for a new company or product, turn it into a reality at the LaunchLab!
Meet the Team
Our Team believes that entrepreneurship and innovation are the keys to economic prosperity for our students, the region and the state, and we’re ready to unlock your potential.Meet the Team
Start off your fall semester with some exciting upcoming events with the LaunchLab!
Tech student Trevor Johnson invents locking ammunition holding system, takes work on the road
As a kid in Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, WVU Tech student Trevor Johnson learned how to shoot. His family and friends were avid hunters and target shooters, and Johnson himself developed a hobby in long-range target shooting. Safe and responsible firearm use was simply part of growing up.Read More
WVU to embrace entrepreneurship and innovation at inaugural Demo Day
Nearly 70 West Virginia University students and faculty members from across campus will showcase their innovative ideas, cutting-edge inventions, working prototypes and unique business ventures at the inaugural WVU IDEA Hub Demo Day Thursday, April 19.Read More
Young entrepreneur turns excitement to opportunity for 3WM Software
Starting a business is hard. Starting a business while you’re still in college is harder. Stephen Woerner, a senior at West Virginia University, co-founded 3WM software in October 2017 and is CEO of the company.
Maple Syrup Production, Just One of the Many Hands-On Experiences for Students at WVU Potomac State College
Agriculture students on the campus of West Virginia University Potomac State College (PSC) have been involved in a number of hands-on educational experiences this spring, with the most recent being a maple syrup production project on the Gustafson Farm.Read More
- Sep3 All Day Manufacturing Day Pitch Applications Open
- Sep64:00 PM - 6:00 PMWelcome Back Pitch & Showcase
- Sep135:00 PM - 7:00 PMPublic Disclosure with Attornery William Smith
- Sep1812:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch and Learn - Novel Therapeutics and Repurposing Drugs
- Sep195:00 PM - 7:00 PMHow to Pitch Workshop
LaunchLab Beckley Location and Hours:
Innovation Building | WVU Tech
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.